Can you give us at least an idea when it will be available? 12th of Feb,
12th of Mar, ...?

Best regards
Franz GEIGER


"Yukihiro Matsumoto" <matz / zetabits.com> wrote in message
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> Hi,
>
> In message "[ruby-talk:9843] The Ruby Programming Language"
>     on 01/01/25, TAKAHASHI Masayoshi <maki / inac.co.jp> writes:
>
> |In Amazon.com, there is `The Ruby Programming Language' page,
> |and the page say 'This item will be published on January 12,
> |2001'. Is it on sale now?
>
> Well, that date was by mistake I think.  I haven't sent the reviewed
> manuscript yet, so that it won't be out very soon.
>
> |And who is `Yukio Matsumoto'?  Is he translator?  or misprint?
> |Or is it pan name of Keiju-san? :-)
>
> I think it was coined by removing three letters from my name.
> It happened to be my father's name.  But I don't think he wrote any
> book on Ruby.
>
> matz.